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- DescriptionQigong - a regimen of body, breath, and mental training exercises - was one of the most widespread cultural and religious movements of late-twentieth-century urban China. This work demonstrates, that the rise and collapse of the qigong movement is key to understanding the politics and culture of post-Mao society.
- Author BiographyDavid A. Palmer is adjunct professor of anthropology and religious studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and research fellow at the Ecole Francaise d'Extreme-Orient. He obtained his Ph.D. at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes (Sorbonne, Paris) and was the Eileen Barker Fellow in Religion and Contemporary Society at the London School of Economics.
- Author(s)David Palmer
- PublisherColumbia University Press
- Date of Publication01/02/2007
- GenreSociology & Anthropology: Professional
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintColumbia University Press
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight599 g
- Width148 mm
- Height221 mm
- Spine27 mm
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